Scoop Blog Archive / April 2012

Seattle Area is Home to Two of This Year's Food & Wine Best New Chefs

Well, well, well!

We may have just two nominees to Portland's three in the running for this year's regional James Beard race (the winner will be announced in May), but lookie there: Food & Wine's list of the Best New Chefs of 2012 is out and two local chefs made the cut! Read more »


Kids Clothes Delivered to Your Doorstep

Wittlebee, a new "mom-commerce" site, has solved two major problems moms and dads face when outfitting their kids.

Just imagine a business model that combines personal clothes shopping with CSA box-o-produce delivery.

Red Tricycle has the full story.

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Three Theater Groups to Steer New 12th Ave Arts Space

Fans of bold fringe theater will be glad to know: an arts group has been selected to work in residence at the performance spaces that will be a part of "12th Avenue Arts," or the exciting development currently planned to replace the Seattle Police Department parking lot near 12th Avenue and Pine Street (the Capitol Hill blog has been reporting on it regularly if you're not quite up to speed). Read more »


Highlights from the Seattle Edible Book Fest

Saturday marked the 7th annual Seattle Edible Book Fest.

A few of our editorial interns attended and participated. Here are (at left and below) some standouts among "All the Pretty Courses."

Eh? Eh?

...eh.

Punning isn't as easy as it looks.


"Butchering the Art of French Cooking" - Cath Carine

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See “Madama Butterfly” for Free, Live on the Big Screen

Thanks to an award from the Wallace Foundation, Seattle Opera is producing its first ever simulcast.

What that means: While typical opera goers are filing into McCaw Hall for the opening night performance of Seattle Opera's Madama Butterfly, thousands more Seattleites will take over Key Arena to witness the exact same performance via live HD video broadcast—for free! Read more »